China Scholarship Council

Research and health professions training for Chinese students

The UNMC and China Scholarship Council (CSC) program’s aim is to provide excellent training to Chinese students and scholars under the guide of outstanding research scientists and faculty at UNMC.

The Office of Global Engagement provides the following programs in collaboration with CSC:

  • PhD Degree-Seeking

    Students will train and perform research projects supported by a principal investigator at UNMC for 4 to 5 years and receive a PhD degree from UNMC.


  • Health Professions Degree

    This extraordinary program is the first-ever of its kind between the U.S. and China. Individuals earn a professional degree in Medicine (MD), Pharmacy (PharmD), Dentistry (DDS) or Physical Therapy (DPT). They will return to China as faculty with the goal of developing health professional programs there.

  • Joint MD/PhD Degree-Seeking Program

    This unique joint program, also known as the Physician Scientist Graduate Training Program, accepts students from Shandong University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and Tongji University, who complete the first 2 years of medical school in China, train at UNMC to receive a PhD, then return to China for their remaining medical school training.

  • Joint Research Training Program

    PhD candidates who have completed required coursework in China will train and spend 1 to 2 years performing research projects supported by a principal investigator at UNMC, then return to their Chinese university for thesis defense and degree award.



  • Postdoctoral Scholar/Visiting Scholar

    Graduated MD and/or PhD scientists will perform 1 to 3 years of research projects supported by a principal investigator at UNMC.


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